Claisen flask

noun
Clai·​sen flask | \ ˈklāsᵊn-, ˈklīzᵊn- \

Definition of Claisen flask

: a distilling flask with a branched neck especially designed for vacuum distillation

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History and Etymology for Claisen flask

after Ludwig Claisen, 1851-1930, German chemist

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“Claisen flask.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Claisen%20flask. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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